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PromoChess. Everything but the king can power up. Mix of Japanese/Western/fairy pieces. (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Antoine Fourrière wrote on 2003-07-29 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
9x9 fits both Knight and Camel, and the promotion rule is a nice
way to allow Marshals and Januses (Jani?) without having to start with
blockbuster armies.
(I like the Janus more than the Marshal, so if that idea had occured to
me, I would have decided
promoted Rook = Rook + Bishop = Queen
promoted Bishop = Bishop + Knight = Janus
promoted Knight = Knight + Camel = Wildebeest
promoted Camel = Camel + Silver = augmented Omega Wizard
well... promoted Pawn = Gold, and promoted Silver = Silver + promoted Pawn
= Commoner)

It seems this game will find a bracket before I enter the PBEM design and